Web Exercises

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  1. Research the various forms of elder abuse, including financial abuse. Many resources are provided on this website. Then, search the Internet for situations involving prosecutions for this form of exploitation. Consider reasons that complaints are relatively few for this type of crime.

  2. Family discrimination involves the discrimination against individuals, frequently females, who have caregiving responsibilities for dependent family members, disabled spouses/partners, or elderly parents. Spend ten to fifteen minutes conducting Internet research to locate a policy which addresses this form of discrimination. Were you able to locate a federal or state policy which adequately addressed this evolving issue? Why or why not?